Film, Video J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress

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Title
J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress
Summary
"Young J. Edgar: Hoover, the Red Scare and the Assault on Civil Liberties" brings to life the nationwide Palmer raids of 1919-20 and the coming of age of the seminal FBI director, including his four-year career (1913-17) at the Library of Congress.
Event Date
January 18, 2012
Notes
-  Kenneth Ackerman is a writer and attorney in Washington, and a veteran of senior positions in Congress, the executive branch, financial regulation and private law. His previous books are "Boss Tweed: The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York," "Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of James A. Garfield" and "The Gold Ring: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould and Black Friday, 1869."
Related Resources
Center for the Book: http://www.read.gov/cfb/
Running Time
53 minutes 18 seconds
Online Format
video

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J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress. 2012. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-5385/.

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